Ruins, volcanoes, lakes, villages & markets… Guatemala is a country of adventure & culture, with Maya traditions alive & well – find out what to see & do in our ultimate travel guide to the Best of Guatemala!
Volcan San Pedro looms over Lake Atitlan, and provides excellent views from the top or from a distance as you gaze upon the volcano. Find out what to expect, and how to climb for free without a guide.
The border crossing from Valle Nuevo, Guatemala to Las Chinamas, El Salvador is extremely painless, except the chicken bus transfer in Guatemala City. Find out how to get from Antigua to Ahuachapan for the Ruta de las Flores.
Get off the beaten track & experience a day in the life of a farmer on a Coffee Tour with De la Gente – find out how this cooperative is changing the lives of local communities around Antigua, Guatemala.
Posada Belen Museo Inn is located in Zone 1, the Historic District, of Guatemala City and has become an unofficial museum for guests. Find out what makes this hotel special.
Want to have fun, learn new skills in the kitchen & sit down to a 6 course Guatemalan feast?! Sign up for a cooking class with El Frijol Feliz in Antigua, Guatemala!
Antigua Photo Walk is a great class to work on the composition of your pictures, and a fantastic intro to the city of ruins. An image is worth 1,000 words, but Rudy Giron helps you create a compelling story.
Casa Cristina is the perfect base for exploring Antigua – with charming rooms, free breakfast, stunning rooftop views & affordable prices, there’s no better deal in town!
Chichicastenango is more than a tourist market despite the hordes of sightseers that visit every Sunday and Thursday. The local Maya are also very spiritual. Find out how they balance the two.
Quirigua receives a lot less fanfare than Guatemala’s other UNESCO listed ruins, Tikal. The highlights are the zoomorphs and stelae, including the tallest in the world at 10.6 meters! Find out what is carved on each inside.